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Bottle

Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Italian (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, with a casing of pierced copper-gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh F.S.A

  • Museum number:

    M.76-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue glass, the casing and spreading foot decorated with masks, strapwork and grotesques; masks within cartouches on shoulders.

Place of Origin

Italian (made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glass, with a casing of pierced copper-gilt

Dimensions

Height: 14.3 in, Width: 7.3 in

Historical context note

One of the Coat of Arms represents the Contarini family, an Italian family of patrons and collectors.

Descriptive line

Blue glass bottle with a casing of pierced copper-gilt, decorated with masks, strapwork and grotesques, Italian, ca. 1600

Production Note

Probably Venetian

Materials

Glass; Copper-gilt

Techniques

Pierced

Subjects depicted

Masks; Grotesques; Coats of arms; Cartouches; Strapwork

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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